At Work & In The Field

Here’s where we’re documenting examples of STEM learning going on in our community. From workplace programs to museum happenings to at-home projects, these are stories about STEM in the real world. Links to resources are included with each story.

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Challenging, Muddy Semester of STEM

We first met Meriby Sweet at our Cape Cod Regional STEM Network Event in September, 2016. That’s where she told us about Coastal Studies for Girls, a...

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The Science of Kite Flying

Flying a kite on a wide empty beach in late fall is a quintessential Cape Cod joy. Turns out it’s a great STEM activity, too. That’s why we are...

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In Chatham: STEM Inspired by Marconi

In 1903, Guglielmo Marconi, a scientist and inventor studying and testing wireless signals astounded the world by completing two-way communications...

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Advanced Manufacturing on Cape Cod

“It’s hard to believe you’re on Cape Cod, isn’t it?” says Mike Esposito, as he looks out over the expansive manufacturing floor at SencorpWhite....

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Exploring STEM at Home

We’ve been hearing from parents who want to know what they can do to bring STEM into their children’s lives outside of school. That’s why the...

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A Sun-Powered Sprint

A team of two girls pulled their solar-powered car into the pit stop area and used some hot glue to readjust the wheels, which...

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Meet Your Local "Makers"

Professor Otto Wackenhammer (a.k.a. Joe Bondaryk) is an inventor and creator who builds Steampunk” games—set in a retro-futuristic...

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Community Hives

Hive Mind

Sure, we all like the sweet stuff. But did you know that bees are critical members of our ecosystem? In fact, our food supply depends on them. ...

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From Space Lab to Zero G

Yes, astronauts do land on Cape Cod now and then. Last spring, two of them, Byron Lichtenberg and Captain Dan Burbank of the U.S. Coast Guard spent a...

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